Me Made May 2021 Edition

So May is here again. Everyone is saying it - the year has gone really quickly, and yet really slowly. Now is the time for the pledges to be considered and decided, and here am I joining in, and formulating my pledge. I have been thinking back to last year, and how I worked through … Continue reading Me Made May 2021 Edition

The Corduroy Jacket – B5616 (with more hacking)

This jacket has been on my mental sewing list for a while. Last year I saw similar jackets which people had made and I really liked them. Another Spring jacket was needed in my wardrobe - my light blue one being overworked - so this really seemed to be the answer, and it was added … Continue reading The Corduroy Jacket – B5616 (with more hacking)

Confidence, imagination and accuracy – get the balance right.

I have done a fair bit of pattern hacking and clothing alterations in my time, and usually with a reasonable outcome. It was uppermost in my mind when I set out on the last few projects, that I really needed to feel confident that what I was doing would work. So, when you start hacking … Continue reading Confidence, imagination and accuracy – get the balance right.